Ben Feringa has just got the Nobel Prize, and Frits Zernike of the University of Groningen (UG) is a previous recipient. But there are lots of other UG researchers who also conduct pioneering work and have made significant inventions and discoveries. The University Museum is holding a free-entry exhibition called Nobel Science dedicated to these world-class Groningen scientists. During the opening ceremony Ben Feringa donated a replica of his Nobel Medal to the University Museum.
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The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) has appointed Professor Maria Loi and Professor Dirk Slotboom from the Faculty of Science and Engineering as members of the Academy.
The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded three Vici grants, worth €1.5 million each, to three UG researchers. Prof. J.W Romeijn, Prof. S. Hoekstra, Prof. K.I. Caputi can use this money to develop an innovative line of research and to set up...
Reaching out to sustainable business owners is what Gjalt de Jong is all about. He sees the University as a director of innovation. An independent arbiter who can expedite the shift to a circular economy. To this end, he first needed to change...
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